In 2005…A Comparison Of Gun Crime In The US and The UK.

by Daniel Russ on September 17, 2012

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In 2005, in the United States, there were 16,740 homicides. So in 2005, every day, 46 people were killed by another person in the United States. That means that roughly every half hour, someone killed someone else.

 

In 2005, of the 16,740 homicides in the United States, 10,158 were committed with a gun, most likely a handgun. That means that in 2005, a person was shot to death with a gun about once every 59 minutes.

 

In 2005 a person would be killed in Great Britain every ten days.

 

In 2005, every single day, 46 people in the United States shot themselves to death with a gun.

 

In 2005, In the United Kingdom, one person shot themselves to death.

 

Source: Gun Policy.com

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Louis September 19, 2017 at 6:28 am

Those who live by the sword, will die by the sword.

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